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Carlton defeated Essendon by 6 points at Princes Park, in Ron Savage's debut game.

Round 14, 1938

Carlton1.284.6308.115911.1682
Essendon4.6305.9397.115310.1676
Venue: Princes ParkDate: Saturday July 30, 1938
Result: Win by 6 pointsUmpire: G.L.MurphyCrowd: 18,000
Goalkickers: R.Savage 2, R.Cooper 2, F.Anderson 2, H.Vallence 2, J.Hale 1, B.Green 1, B.Diggins 1.
Reports: Injuries: J.Hale replaced P.Schmidt (hip) during second quarter











Game Review

In a real scrap that went goal for goal after half-time, Carlton took the points by one straight kick in this home game against the Bombers. The Blues still topped the ladder by one win, but Footscray were suddenly looming in second place, with a much better percentage.

At the end of this round Carlton were in 1st spot on the ladder with a percentage of 118.8.

Team


B: 2 Don McIntyre 21 Frank Gill 26 Jim Park
HB: 6 Bob Chitty 10 Jim Francis (vc) 31 Charlie McInnes
C: 8 Gordon Crisp 23 Paul Schmidt 32 Bob Green
HF: 12 Creswell 'Mickey' Crisp 1 Frank Anderson 25 Arch Shields
F: 24 Ron Savage 22 Harry Vallence 30 Mick Price
Ruck: 5 Brighton Diggins (cc) 14 Rod McLean 19 Ron Cooper
19th Man: 11 Jack Hale
Coach: Brighton Diggins


Image
Image: Trove, SLV; Sporting Globe July 27


Milestones

Debut: Ron Savage
Last game: Arch Shields


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